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Elliptical Fitness Trainer Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Elliptical Fitness Trainer.

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How to use the Elliptical Trainer

This standard piece of exercise equipment is one of the most popular in many gyms. Ellipticals are a unique hybrid of a treadmill, stepper, bike and cross-country skier, that move your legs in an elongated oval pattern (hence the name elliptical). Th...  Read more

9 Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes...  Read more

Beat the Crowds at the Gym

If you have a gym membership, you know how frustrating it can be when the gym is too crowded for comfort. Isn't it tough enough to muster the motivation to head out the door to exercise? Then you arrive, dressed and ready for a workout, only to f...  Read more

Get Fit for Less Dough

Congratulations! You’ve decided that this is the perfect time to finally get in shape. Have you priced out exercise equipment or gym memberships yet? If not, brace yourself for a bit of sticker shock! Getting in shape can take a significant chu...  Read more

Low-Impact Exercises That Burn Major Calories

If you're new to exercise, overweight, or dealing with pain caused by an injury or a chronic condition like arthritis, your doctor may have recommended that you start a low-impact workout program. But what does "low impact" really mean&...  Read more

I am signing up for Anytime Fitness Monday. Anyon
Updated 1/25/2015 7:42:18 AM

I am signing up for Anytime Fitness Monday. Anyone have good workout tips for circuit training? It has been a few years since I have seen the inside of a sweat castle....  Read more

I started using a fitness tracker a few months ago
Updated 1/25/2015 10:52:24 PM

I started using a fitness tracker a few months ago to help keep track of my movement and sleep. I got the jawbone up as it was on sale but am now on my 3rd band in 3 months so looking for a change. I do want one with a watch included. Any suggestions...  Read more

Planning a "Fitness week"
Updated 1/24/2015 4:19:57 PM

My sister suggested that we go to a weight loss getaway. I looked and looked. Besides being very time strict the cost was higher then I can afford most being over $3000 for a week. I even thought ... Hmmmm Maybe there is a theme cruise that woul...  Read more

For accurate scale results my sister's trainer sai
Updated 1/23/2015 9:01:17 AM

For accurate scale results my sister's trainer said to cut out sodium the day be for weigh in and don't drink any thing after 5p.m the day before weigh in. This helped me wanted to share !...  Read more

Does anybody go to Planet Fitness and if so what r
Updated 1/21/2015 6:41:10 AM

Does anybody go to Planet Fitness and if so what routine seems to work for you. I have a membership and love the judgement free zone, I'm looking to lose 70 lbs 2 per week by end of year....  Read more

Try something new

Whenever I start to feel bored with-food, exercise-whateverI try something new. Now have discovered do not like acorn squash but butternut squash and spaghetti squash I love. Don't like elliptical or stairclimber but like the elliptical beast as I ca...  Read more

Intervals on the Elliptical

Try the interval program on the elliptical trainer. For 5 months I used the elliptical regularly in the 1 to 3 resistance level. I didn't think I could do more. Then I tried the interval program. I not only could I do it, but I burned far more calori...  Read more

SparkGuy's 10 Minute Fitness Club

Group for anyone to build a consistent fitness habit by doing at least 10 minutes of fitness most days per week. See the message board in the SP Challenges forum by the same name....  Read more

30-Minute Interval Workout for the Elliptical

I know plenty of people who love their elliptical trainers—and there is plenty of reason to. The elliptical mimics the motion of walking or running but with very little impact on the joints. That means it's more comfortable for you to get y...  Read more

We Tried It: A Personal Trainer in Your Pocket--for $10

If you attend workout classes regularly, then you probably know how a good instructor can help you get a really great workout. One of the things I love about fitness classes is that I tend to work harder, try more things and get a better workout than...  Read more